Thirty-nine people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), said during a briefing.
The death toll now stands at 2,391 and the death rate at 1.28 percent.
Three thousand and ninety-nine people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.
The current infection rate is 24.95 percent and the total number of infections in the country is 1,86,894.
The total infection rate so far stands at 19.61 percent.
Bangladesh remains the 17th worst affected country in the world in terms of the number of cases.
The position is one step ahead of France and one step behind Germany, according to worldometer.info.
A total of 12,423 samples were tested in 77 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima said.
Meanwhile, 4,703 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, the DGHS said today.
The total number of recoveries has reached 98,317 and the current recovery rate is 52.61 percent.
A total of 765 people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours.
Among the deceased, 30 were male while 19 were from Dhaka, five from Chattogram, one from Mymensingh, two from Rangpur, two from Sylhet, seven from Khulna and three were from Barishal division.
Of them, one was between 0-10 years old, one within 11-20, three between 31-40, six within 41-50, 13 between 51-60, 11 between 61-70, three within 71-80 and one was 81-90 years old, Dr Nasima also said.
Among the total number of deceased in the country due to Covid-19, 1,195 were from Dhaka division and 623 from Chattogram.